The latest edition of Better in the Dark brings an icon of drive-in cinema before the docket! Tom and Derrick examine the influence American original Roger Corman had on Hollywood as both a director and a producer in a career that spans five decades. From his Poe adaptations to the long list of creative types he influenced to the series of giant animal movies that prowl the fringes of Syfy, Corman's entire life is put under the microscope. Plus Tom and Derrick mourn Gary Coleman, why you should... Topics: BITD, Roger, Corman
This is the trailer for the first of Roger Corman's amazing Poe movie series, The Fall of the House of Usher. Stars: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, and Harry Ellerbe ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Poe, Roger Corman
Welcome all, to episode 45 of Flickers! This may well be the most politically charged episode we've ever done as we delve into the subject of racial tension in the south during the sixties and seventies. First up, we check out 1962's The Intruder, a superior effort from the legend himself, Roger Corman. This first-rate potboiler stars none other than William Shatner, in what may be his greatest film performance. With a cast rounded out by excellent character actors and some surprisingly solid... Topics: corman, racism, oj, karate, podcast
Welcome brave warriors, it's time to draw your broadswords and strap on your Birkenstocks as episode 49 of FFTC strides majestically on to the savage wasteland known as the internet! In this edition we delve into the corpulent genre of the Sword and Sandal epic. With dozens, nay, hundreds of films of this ilk available to us, we settled on 1983's Conquest by the ever nap-inducing Lucio Fulci. Lucio made some astounding films in his prolific career and this is most definitely not one of them. A... Topics: sword, sandal, fulci, corman, podcast
The Roger Corman Classic with Dick Miller as Walter Paisley, sad and simple-minded busboy, who gains acclaim from the beatnik crowd for his "unique" sculptures such as one named "Murdered Man". Included is the Mpeg2. If you have a program such as DVDAuthorGui, simply load the file and a create a dvd file for burning. Topics: Roger Corman, Horror, Dark Humor
Episode 12 swings back towards the lower budget goodness of Mr. Roger Corman. 1981's Galaxy of Terror and 1982's Forbidden World. These two were "inspired" by the runaway success of Ridley Scott's 1979 masterpiece Alien. Featuring competent casts, interesting scripts and surprisingly effective special effects from future oscar-winner James Cameron, these are two very successful tales of outer space horror. Join in on the conversation on our facebook page or email us directly at... Topics: roger corman, podcast, b movie, sci fi
Roger Corman classic about a nerdy flowershop clerk who grows a giant, man-eating plant. Jack Nicholson makes his film debut as a dental patient who loves pain. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Rodger Corman, horror, black comedy, Jack Nicholson
Seymour is picked on by everybody in his life until he discovers a strange plant that makes him a media sensation. Only the plant has unusual dietary needs--human blood. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. You can download an avi of the movie here. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Roger Corman, plant, horror, comedy, pdmovies
Swamp Women, produced in 1955, was the first film ever directed by Roger Corman. The film follows undercover police officer Lee Hampton after she infiltrates a prison, befriends three female convicts, and helps them all escape. In reality, this planned escape is part of a larger plot to find a diamond stash hidden deep within the swamps of Louisiana. This is a fairly poor quality copy of the movie, with film splicing of a different print evident from 1:00:30 to 1:00:59 This film is in the... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Roger Corman, drama, 1950s, pdmovies
Welcome back to another fine Spooky Spring evening at the Shocker Drive In. The pop corn is popped, the hot dogs are hot and we are happy to present another devilish double feature to scare you and yours into the backseat. This week we are going with the theme, "Brothers that direct together - produce together." So, after some wonderful William Castle trailers and a Droopy Dog cartoon, we present 1958's "Night of the Blood Beast" produced by Gene Corman (Roger's brother)... Topics: Roger Corman, Gene Corman, horror, science fiction, sci-fi, beast, monster, 1950's
Jack Nicholson stars as a small-time race driver whose penchant for speed and danger is not limited to the track, and whose temper gets out of control when his best friend falls in love with the wrong girl. 1960. Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, jack nicholson, roger corman
After the big race, Johnny (Jack Nicholson) schemes to keep Nancy away from Dave, but ends up in another race - for his best friend's life. Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, drama, jack nicholson, roger corman
Well as summer heats up and winds down, we thought some good old cheap thrills might be in order. And, who else is the master of cheap and thrills than the great Roger Corman. That's right! We are happy to bring you another classic Corman double feature. First up, after some coming attractions from Roger and a Bugs Bunny cartoon, we proudly present 1961's "Creature From The Haunted Sea" - an off-beat comedy with one of the worst looking monsters ever committed to film stock. Then,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Roger Corman, horror, sci-fi, comedy, drive in
Sudden death of her husband drives his wife to steal his InheritanceWhen she finds herself in midst of an Irish nobleman s Castle shehas found a rival claims what she s been after for a long time.However she didn t count on the fact that of a family secret Filmed in Ireland. With the mood of the Irish moors this old formulais an attempt to bring to the silver screen the concept of Rod Serling s NIGHT GALLERY in a time when films like Rosemary s Babyand The Omen made for big Boxoffice-... Topics: roger corman, supernatural, shock cinema, film noir, feature films, movies
Walter is a busboy overly impressed with the cool cats that hang out at The Yellow Door coffee house,and he wonders how tocome "hip" ( 9 reviews ) Topics: cult film, Roger Corman, Beatniks, Third Eye Cinema
A Bucket of Bllod is a 1959 B movie, produced and directed by Roger Corman and starring Dick Miller, who plays Walter Paisley, a waiter in a hip cafe frequented by artists and poets. Walter dreams of being an artist as well and all it takes to set him on the right path is a dead cat. You can find out more about A Bucket of Blood at A Passion For Horror. Topics: a bucket of blood, roger corman, dick miller
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Roger Corman, Dementia 13 is the story of a greedy young woman who marries into money, but stands to loose it all when her husband dies. Not wanting to miss out, she covers up his death and sets about trying to soft-soap her mother-in-law into writing a new will. You can find out more about Dementia 13 at A Passion For Horror. Topics: dementia 13, francis ford coppolla, roger corman, horror
Roger Corman directed this tongue-in-cheek story about a gang of crooks who try to swindle a trunk of money away from some Cuban Exiles. Part of their plan involves a fabricated story of a sea monster. Unfortunately the sea monster turns out to be real. You can find out more about Creature From The Haunted Sea at A Passion For Horror. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: creature from the haunted sea, roger corman, 1961, horror
NOTE: THIS FILM IS SEPARATED INTO FOUR FILES The Fast and the Furious, DVD quality here, available in lower resolution here: http://www.archive.org/details/TheFastandtheFuriousJohnIreland1954goofyrip The film is ripped from the "Digiview Productions" DVD, the first three files are direct rips with '.vob' renamed to '.mpg' without reformatting, while the fourth file (part 4 of 4) was reformatted to remove copyrighted logos of the distributer which followed. For more information on... Topics: fast and the furious roger corman john ireland, pdmovies
Our intrepid geeks review Roger Corman's 1994 Fantastic Four feature which never got to see the light of day...outside of youtube and millions of bootleg copies. We also cover the week's geek news and review DC's take on the Justice League in the new 52. At certain points we show our lack of knowledge in all things Marvel and talk extensively on how Superman's Underwear in Malaysia can increase the size of your penis. Topics: Trilogy, podcast, geek, news, reviews, book, comic, corman, roger, justice, league, superman,...
Gameloft visited us and told us about their new game, "Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War" for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. It's a first person shooter made for tablets and built on Gameloft's own engine. It will be a free to play game with in app purchases. http://www.gameloft.com Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, John Pozadzides, Simon Sage, Baudouin...
Joe Dante, James Cameron, and Roger Corman. Guess which one doesn't have an Oscar. Wrong! REVIEWED: Piranha, Piranha 2: The Spawning, Piranha 3D. PLUS: 3D Trailer Talk and the Ultimate Dolph Lundgren Fan. Topics: Joe Dante, James Cameron, Roger Corman, Alexandre Aja, Kevin McCarthy, gore, boobs, Eli Roth
The second of our episodes exploring the media incarnations of Marvel Comics super-heroes (originally a bonus episode tied in with the release of Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer), featuring Tom finally laying the infamous 'NBC Booted The Human Torch Off The '78 Cartoon Because They Were Afraid Kids Would Light Themselves On Fire' urban legend (For the last time, It's NOT TRUE, folks!), the Guys Outta Brooklyn examining the story behind the never-released Roger Corman film--which is... Topics: Better In The Dark, Fantastic Four, Marvel Movies, Radio Drama, Roger Corman, super-heroes
You wanted ground breaking podcasting, so thats what we got for you this week on Poddy Mouths! In episode 35 Cody brings us 3 insane news stories from where else, FLORIDA! Groundbreaking topics discussed include movies and video games that influenced us musically, getting detention, and much more! Our new segment B Movie Breakdown that all you listeners love, once again continues this week with the Roger Corman classic 'Humanoids From The Deep.' If you have a suggestion for a B-Movie you want... Topics: podcast, humanoids from the deep, roger corman, tony hawk pro skater
A busboy longs to be like the cool artists at the coffee house where he works, but he finds his only talent is for taking advantage of tragedy. 1959. Topics: podcast, description, comedy, suspense, horror, beatnik, roger corman, blind, vision-impaired, art,...
As Walter becomes more famous, the pressure mounts for him to create more of his sculptures - which means hunting more prey to be his subjects. (Part 1 here.) Topics: podcast, description, comedy, suspense, horror, beatnik, roger corman, blind, vision-impaired, art,...
Warning! There may be language used in Slaughter Film podcasts that is not suitable for all listeners. This week Forest & Cory go off in different direction as Cory reviews the 1987 child friendly horror flick, The Gate. Forest kicks off his three part Carnosaur retrospective, beginning with Carnosaur of course. Also, Forest shares his love for the 50 Shades of Grey: The Musical, and Cory looks forward to being a pervert at the beach now that summer is nearly here. Finally the group... Topics: Slaughter Film, podcast, review, film, movie, horror, Carnosaur, Roger Corman, The Gate
It's John Boy and a group of mercenaries to the rescue in Battle Beyond The Stars, this week's CCCM. Topics: 80s, cinema, film, move, Roger Corman, Battle Beyond The Stars, sci-fi, science fiction, horror
When her husband dies of a heart attack, a woman (Luana Anders) schemes to take advantage of a past family tragedy to keep herself in the will of the mother-in-law. But her plan soon goes horribly wrong. Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. 1963. Part 1 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, horror, mystery, roger corman, francis ford coppola,...
Well after some major renovations and reconstruction (after a slight computer mishap), we are pleased to announce that your friendly neighborhod Shocker Drive In is back open for business! (At least until the next CPU crash.) In an effort to celebrate our Grand Re-Reopening, we are pleased to bring you our "Demented" Double Feature - First up we are proud to bring your the excellent Francis Ford Coppola thriller "Dementia 13" followed by the equally creepy Vincent Price in... Topics: drive in, drive-in, horror, sci-fi, Coppola, Vincent Price, Corman, shocker
The family doctor (Patrick Magee) arrives at Castle Halloran and investigates the strange happenings there, as most are unaware that the death toll is rising. Part 2 of 2. moviesfortheblind.com Topics: podcast, description, blind, vision-impaired, horror, mystery, roger corman, francis ford coppola
On this episode of The Sci-Fi Film School we review the 1975 Roger Corman movie Death Race 2000. In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kills brutality. But, the champion has a change of heart while being hounded by rivals and a conspiracy seeking to stop the race. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072856/?ref_=sr_4 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_Race_2000 Starring David Carradine,... Topics: Death Race 2000, Roger Corman, David Carradine, Sylvester Stallone, 1975, future sports
Public Access TV show "Weirdness Really Bad Movie" hosts public domain movies and ads clean comedy sketches enjoyable for the whole family. Today's film is Roger Corman's "The Fast & The Furious" from 1955. This is hosted from the Canton Classic Car Museum in Canton, Ohio. Topics: kidnapping, mystery, car race, suspense, race, Roger Corman, weird, movie host
Roadkill Entertainment creator Jay Byrne and co-host Michael Welch discuss why they have been absent for so long, their plans for the future, movie reviews and exploitation films.Website: http://jaybyrne75.wix.com/roadkillentertainmentFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/roadkillentertainmentYouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/roadkillentertainmenFeel free to post comments and ideas on any of the available source pages. Topics: podcasts, video village, roadkill entertainment, jay byrne, michael welch, exploitation films, adam...